Five Decades of American News Radio History

It's been about ten years since I wrote for AOL's content team, and I'm excited to be back on their roster. Here's the first piece I did for the AOL Radio Blog:

Although news reporting had been a regular component of American broadcast radio since its invention, the "news radio" format didn't emerge until the end of the 1950s. Experiments in California and New York helped station owners combat an overall audience shift from radio to television for entertainment programming.

Read the full piece on the AOL Radio Blog…

Joe Taylor Jr. has produced stories about media, technology, entertainment, and personal finance for over 25 years. His work has been featured on NPR, CNBC, Financial Times Television, and ABC News. After launching one of public radio's first successful digital platforms, Joe helped dozens of client companies launch or migrate their online content libraries. Today, Joe serves as a user experience consultant for a variety of Fortune 500 and Inc. 5000 businesses. Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

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